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Thord Out!

Clent Parish Hall

Postcode: DY9 9QT

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Thord Out!

Show Details

Presented by Jez Lowe

Performance date and time
Friday, 21st December 2018
8:00 PM

Musical festive cheer from Geordieland with BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 double-nominee Jez Lowe and his terrific band. A real winter-warmer of a folk/music-hall revue, packed with great comic songs new and old, rousing regional tunes, excellent musicianship, jovial banter and cheerful good humour. Warm-hearted, easy-going and nostalgic, this is an outstanding tribute to Christmas in the northeast of England. _________________________________________________________________

Jez Lowe: vocals, guitar

Kate Bramley: fiddle, vocals

Andy May: accordion, Northumbrian smallpipes, whistles

David de la Haye: bass

Benny Graham: vocals

Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies have been playing their songs and music of Northern England for a decade and a half around the folk festivals, clubs and concert stages of the world, coupling acoustic simplicity with electric vitality. Strong vocals, backed by an outstanding instrumental line-up of guitar, cittern, fiddle, fretless bass, keyboards and Northumbrian Pipes, have made them one of Britain's top attractions on the folk/acoustic/Celtic circuit.

Jez Lowe's Christmas tours have become something of a tradition in his native North-East over the last eight years, and indeed across the country, a festive winter-tainment night of songs, banter and seasonal scrooge-like tomfoolery, done the way only Geordies know how.

'Lowe is a singular talent you don't have to come from the northeast to enjoy.' BBC Music

'Jes Lowe is an outstanding singer and songwriter, and The Bad Pennies, excellent musicians in their own right, are much more than just a backing group, adding their own individual touches.' Living Tradition

Here Jez and his multi-talented band are joined by special guest folk balladeer Benny Graham, a leading exponent of Tyneside song.

'One of the hottest acts around.' The Telegraph

'Jez Lowe is one of our finest songwriters... a singular talent.' BBC Radio 2

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Performer's website
www.jezlowe.com

Running time
100 min + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Family

Age Range
8+

Ticket Prices
£15.00 Standard

Other Ticket Information
Licensed bar available from 7.30pm

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01562 886013

Available From
Jim or Pam Yarwood 01562 886 013 or jim.c.yarwood@gmail.com

Additional Information
Licensed bar available from 7.30pm

Venue Accessibility (See Key for more information)

Reservable/general parking on site Designated parking Steps at entrance Alternative wheelchair access to side/rear of venue Wheelchair accessible toilet

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England

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